Blacksmiths watch the shower of sparks created by throwing molten metal against a cold stone wall in Nuanquan on Monday. Photo: AFP

Flinging ladles of molten steel, blacksmiths keep ‘fireworks’ tradition alive in China

  • For the past 500 years, performers in a remote village have been creating Lunar New Year light shows by tossing liquid metal against a cold brick wall
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Blacksmiths watch the shower of sparks created by throwing molten metal against a cold stone wall in Nuanquan on Monday. Photo: AFP
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